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USN193-1 : dia vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
dia vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- dia
- dia-common
- dia-gnome
- dia-libs


Description :

Joxean Koret discovered that the SVG import test did not properly
sanitise data read from an SVG file. By tricking an user into opening
a specially crafted SVG file, a possible hacker could exploit this to
execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- dia-0.94.0-5ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- dia-common-0.94.0-5ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- dia-gnome-0.94.0-5ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- dia-libs-0.94.0-5ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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